KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA 21 JULY 2023 – Since its grand opening in March 2023,the world-class pop-up museum – The World of Tim Burton has captivated thousands of art enthusiasts and fans of the iconic filmmaker and artist, Tim Burton, from all across the Southeast Asian region. Equipped with over 500 original art of works including drawings, paintings, photographs, sketchbooks, moving-image works, and sculptural installations across 10 thematic sections, the pop-up museum allowed visitors to resonate with the distinctive characters and worlds found in Burton’s art and films such as Edward Scissorhands, Alice in Wonderland, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Beetlejuice, Frankenweenie, Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, Corpse Bride, Batman, Wednesday, and many more.
Recognizing the profound potential of art to inspire, uplift, and empower young minds, Toybox Projects Sdn. Bhd. (Toybox Projects) -organizer and presenter of The World of Tim Burtonseized the chance to make a difference in the lives of those who may not have easy access to art education and cultural experiences. By partnering with charitable organizations and reaching out to orphanages, the initiative opened doors to the enchanting universe of Tim Burton’s imaginative art, animation, and storytelling.
Over 100 orphans across 5 orphanages including Tzu Chi Alternative Learning Center, Rumah Chrestus Orphanage, and Good Samaritan were invited for an exclusive and immersive educational experience at The World of Tim Burton Exhibition. The visitors were provided with carefully-curated guided tours, interactive art workshops, and special souvenirs tailored to engage the children’s curiosity and creativity. Knowledgeable guides and educators shared captivating stories behind Burton’s iconic works, encouraging the children to explore the world of art with fresh eyes.
Yuri Aizawa, President of Toybox Projects said, “Our hope is to create a memorable experience for these young souls, sparking their imaginations and encouraging them to explore the world of art and creativity. The World of Tim Burton Pop-Up Museum stands as a celebration of art’s transformative power, and we are privileged to share this journey with these remarkable young minds. In this regard, we are thrilled to announce that we extend this heartfelt invitation to the children from all orphanages, refugee centers, charitable organizations, and learning centers to come and explore The World of Tim Burton in Pavilion Bukit Jalil with us before it officially concludes on 30 July 2023.”
Since 2014, ‘The World of Tim Burton’ has been on a global tour, visiting various Asian countries, including Japan and Taiwan, with Kuala Lumpur serving as the only stop for Southeast Asia and its final destination in Asia. In a bid to create opportunities for as many individuals as possible to immerse themselves in the whimsical world of creativity, Toybox Projects is presenting an exclusive limited-time offer with a 50% off discount on all tickets when purchasing two (2) tickets or more, across any mix and category. Cosplay enthusiasts can enjoy a fantastic offer to enter the exhibition at an exclusive rate of only RM20 when dressing up as Tim Burton characters, capturing photos outside the venue, and sharing them on social media while tagging Toybox Projects online.
The pop-up museum also welcomes school trip bookings through bulk purchases, reflecting its dedication to making art accessible to the younger generation. For fans seeking unique merchandise, exclusive items not found during the opening such as special-edition posters, postcards, coasters, and t-shirts are now available for purchase at the venue.
Additionally, art enthusiasts and Tim Burton fans can get their hands on the limited-edition keychain featuring Tim Burton’s original character, with global availability of only five hundred (500) pieces as well as a Tim Burton curated ‘Kuala Lumpur’ drawing with only three hundred (300) pieces made available for purchase exclusively at the venue.
The World of Tim Burton was designed to be inclusive and family-friendly, taking special care to ensure the venue is wheelchair accessible. Toybox Projects welcomes everyone to embrace the magic of creativity and imagination at The World of Tim Burton in Pavilion Bukit Jalil – the first and only Southeast Asian country to play host to the pop-up museum and the last Asia stop before it bids farewell on 30 July 2023. Don’t miss this enchanting journey that will leave you with cherished memories to last a lifetime.
For orphanages, refugee centers, learning centers, and schools interested to visit The World of Tim Burton, kindly reach out to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets can be purchased at:https://premier.ticketcharge.com.my/shows/theworldoftimburton
For more information on The World of Tim Burton, kindly visit:https://www.toyboxprojects.com/timburton